toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

brusque
used in Anne Of Green Gables

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
abrupt (sudden and quick — without taking the time to be friendly)
  • She was secretly vastly pleased at Anne's impulsive caress, which was probably the reason why she said brusquely: "There, there, never mind your kissing nonsense.
    Chapter 13 — The Delights of Anticipation (30% in)

There are no more uses of "brusque" in Anne Of Green Gables.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®